Fandango’s Provocative Question #214 So what about those Oscars, eh? They have become increasingly irrelevant to many of us, especially since many of us haven’t seen any of the movies up for awards — and the ones we saw and liked… Read More ›
THANKS AGAIN FOR THE TAG YOU GAVE TO FANDANGO – Marilyn Armstrong
FROM FANDANGO’S “THIS, THAT, AND THE OTHER” COMES THIS AWARD WHICH I DIDN’T EARN, BUT I LIKE THE LOGO AND AT LEAST IT’S NOT ABOUT COVID-19, RIGHT? First, thank you Fandango for offering to let me give myself the… Read More ›
AND, THE OSCAR GOES TO … BUT, DO YOU CARE? – Garry Armstrong
I’m part of the new “lost generation”. I grew up loving movies when there were more stars in Hollywood than in heaven. I plead guilty to reading fan mags about stars like Humphrey Bogart, Gary Cooper (Mom named me after… Read More ›
ALMOST ACCEPTING AN AWARD BUT I’M NOT EATING THE CRUSTS
I don’t do awards, not because I think there’s anything wrong with them, but simply because I’ve been blogging a long time. I’ve done a lot of awards. When we first start blogging, awards are a pat on the back… Read More ›
THE LONGEST RUNNING TV SHOW
For 31 years, there was a series on Channel 7 in Boston. It was my favorite show. I watched it any day I could get home from work in time. It was on several times a day, five days a week. The… Read More ›
HURT SO BAD
This year Linda Ronstadt turned 70 years of age. She last sang lead vocals on A La Orilla de un Palmar in 2010 on The Chieftans album. It is a traditional Mexican song. In 2011 her autobiography, Simple Dreams: A Musical… Read More ›
WE NEEDED A LAUGH – THE SAG-AFTRA AWARDS
We watched the SAG-AFTRA awards last night on I-forget-which-channel. We had tuned in because they were going to give a “Lifetime Achievement Award” to Carol Burnett. Garry has quite a collection of such awards. He calls them the “dodging bullets”… Read More ›
WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE?
Back from the mountains, from the north land. Out of 9 days away, 4 were spent entirely in the car. We drove most of the day today and are exhausted. We need to rethink how we take vacations, how much driving… Read More ›
A BIT OF INSPIRATION
Originally posted on Sue Vincent's Daily Echo:
Art by Benjamin Prewitt No, I know I don’t usually accept blogging awards these days. But it is a holiday… which means it is a time for not doing usual things. It…
THE MORE THE MERRIER ……GOT A NEW AWARD!
Although I no longer accept awards, I felt I needed to say thank you in some way for this lovely honor. I really do appreciate the gesture and I am sincerely grateful that you chose me 🙂
Pointing the Way toward Excellence…..
Originally posted on SwittersB & Exploring:
I am sincerely pleased to acknowledge a nomination from Aquiliana at the enormously popular La Audacia de Aquiles for the Excellence Blog Award. Audacia de Aquiles is a most fascinating journey into Greek Mythology, history…
BROADCASTING HALL OF FAME – SEPTEMBER 2013
Achievement — Have you just run 26.2 miles, finished a long-term project, or met a personal goal? This week, show us an achievement. My best achievement seems to be staying alive, but my husband, Garry Armstrong, has won a few awards… Read More ›
HURT SO BAD
The silencing of Linda Ronstadt, Rich Paschall, Sunday Night Blog All through the 1970s, you could not leave your transistor radio on for long without hearing the distinctive voice of Linda Ronstadt. She emerged from her early time with The… Read More ›
WHY YOU HAVEN’T BEEN FRESHLY PRESSED (MAYBE)
I got Freshly Pressed last January. Since then, I’ve put some time into figuring out why I didn’t get it earlier — and why I finally got it after all. And why I’m unlikely to get it again. 1. Freshly Pressed is not an award for general… Read More ›
A MEGA THANK YOU TO MY GOOD FRIENDS
The creative and marvelous Cee Neuner has graced me with not one, but three awards, none of which I’ve gotten before. First, I want to thank Cee at Cee’s Photography She is not only a wonderfully creative photographer, she’s a truly… Read More ›
WRITING FOR THE RIGHT REASONS
I wrote a lot of posts before getting Freshly Pressed. In the beginning, I didn’t think about it because I didn’t know about it. After I became aware that such a thing existed, I figured I’d get noticed eventually. My… Read More ›
HOLY EXPLETIVE! I AM FRESHLY PRESSED!
Congrats, you’ve been Freshly Pressed! That was the subject of the email and it was addressed to me. I was stunned into speechlessness and that doesn’t happen very often. What can I say except “WOW.” I’ve written 1850 posts, gotten 120,200… Read More ›
Hot Rod Cowgirl Nominated For The 2013 Blog Of The Year Award!
Originally posted on Hot Rod Cowgirl:
Hot Rod Cowgirl Nominated For The 2013 Blog of the Year Award! Yip-Yip-Yee-Haw! Blog Of The Year 2013…Wowzers! Minnie Mouse Of The House says Meowzers! Ellie says Bowzers! Look at her jump for joy!…
THE SUNSHINE AWARD POUR MOI … TIMELY INDEED!
See on Scoop.it – Forty Two: Life and Other Important Things Thanks znjavid! I love that you thought of me for this award. She and I have had fun chatting about her children’s book, my husband’s clothes, and the differences… Read More ›
Magic Time – Induction at the Hall of Fame – Garry Armstrong
From the Hall of Fame induction — September 12, 2013 — pictures of happy people having a really great day. These are the pictures from the ceremony and immediately after it. Plus, a great picture of us by Bill Brett… Read More ›